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February 26th, 2024

A Budget to Help Manitoba — and the Planet

There is an issue that touches on all the important measures Premier Wab Kinew will likely seek to address in his first budget. It encompasses the health, security, prosperity, and future of all Manitobans. It is also one in which the planet has a stake.
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February 9th, 2024

Put Spending Time in Nature on Your New Year’s Resolution List: OP-ED

Most people don’t need a meta-analysis of scientific research to tell them they feel good when they’re out in the woods or listening to waves lapping on the shore of the lake.
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September 21st, 2023

Nature-Based Solutions Have Role

“We no longer have the luxury of delaying action to address this existential threat,” Ron Thiessen wrote in a letter to the Free Press.
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July 13th, 2023

First Peoples First

An outstanding First Nations campaign in Manitoba that’s now on the cusp of creating one of the largest Indigenous protected areas in the country had a modest beginning—as a conversation with CPAWS Manitoba about how to save caribou.
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July 10th, 2023

Re: Province unveils 72-point action plan on water strategy

The Manitoba government’s action plan for water management will not secure the health of our waterways without significant revision.
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May 23rd, 2023

OP-ED: Time for the Province to Step Up on Conservation

Manitoba has a golden opportunity to show true leadership for the future of people and wildlife by committing to the global target of conserving 30 percent of earth’s lands and waters by 2030.
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April 3rd, 2023

Province Must Reduce Emissions

Manitoba’s forests, grasslands, wetlands and ocean are part of the climate change solution. These ecosystems help to mitigate the impacts of climate change by absorbing greenhouse gas emissions.
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March 27th, 2023

Solution to Canada’s looming water crisis

Nature needs to be part of the solution to water management. Wetlands and forests help to filter contaminants out of the water we drink and also help to retain and store water, lessening the impacts of floods and droughts.
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March 16th, 2023

Manitoba’s Amisk Park Reserve needs your help to keep protected designation

Manitobans are being asked to share their thoughts on protecting Amisk Park Reserve for another five years. You have until the end of March!
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January 5th, 2023

We Must Act Now on Biodiversity Protection: Op-Ed

A historic deal to conserve nature was reached in Montreal at the COP15 UN Conference on Biological Diversity. Now the really hard work begins.
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December 14th, 2022

Major Progress in Safeguarding Nature and Advancing Reconciliation in Manitoba

A major milestone in the years-long campaign to establish the Seal River Watershed as an Indigenous Protected Area was reached Dec 14, 2022.
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December 5th, 2022

Indigenous Leadership Key to Conservation Efforts: OP-ED

Indigenous leadership is key to conserving Canada’s lands and waters: just look to an initiative to protect Manitoba’s Seal River Watershed.
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